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Highmark Health Senior Program Manager - ISRM in Topeka, Kansas

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Job Description :


This position requires proactive engagement with internal stakeholders to establish strong relationships for identifying and accessing relevant data sources crucial for analytics-driven fraud detection in the healthcare domain. The Program Manager will lead efforts to build collaborative partnerships across departments to gather comprehensive datasets necessary for detecting anomalous activities and potential malicious trends. They will leverage these relationships to ensure access to critical information while adhering to security and compliance protocols. In addition to building internal relationships for data access, this role encompasses the establishment of new reporting structures and key performance indicator (KPI) criteria vital for effective fraud detection within the healthcare sector. The Program Manager will lead the development and implementation of comprehensive reporting mechanisms and KPI frameworks tailored to monitor and assess fraud detection effectiveness. They will collaborate with stakeholders to define meaningful metrics, dashboards, and scorecards that align with organizational objectives and regulatory requirements. The Program Manager will spearhead initiatives to enhance data-sharing practices and foster a culture of information transparency to strengthen fraud detection capabilities within the organization and use those capabilities to advertise differentiation from other health care plans to our customers.


  • Cross-functional collaboration and interdependency management between a group of projects, products/technologies, functions and/or customers.

  • Work with the executive sponsor of a corporate program and other management as required to achieve the objectives of a defined corporate program. Acquire detailed understanding of the business objectives for an assigned area.

  • Ensure clear lines of communication including but not limited to; transparency to the business on upcoming security initiatives, identifying impact to the business and to consumers, helping shape remediation, and developing external and internal communications

  • Measure program effectiveness and report accordingly on progress.

  • Work with Executive Sponsor and Business Owner of a Program, and other management as required, to achieve the Program objectives.

  • Measure program effectiveness and report accordingly on progress.

  • Utilize change management methodologies to mitigate identified security risks.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Education, Marketing or Information Systems


  • Six (6) years relevant, progressive experience


  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or Business Management



  • 7 years in IS/IT or IT Security


  • 5 years of Project/Program Management

  • Analytics experience, preferably within an Information Technology/ Information Security organization



  • None


  • PMP



  • Change Management

  • Presentation Delivery

  • Prioritizing

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning/Thinking

  • Communication Skills

  • Experience with Conflict Resolution

  • Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Customer Relationship Management Skills

  • Strong Interpersonal and Leadership Skills

  • Solid Organizational and Planning Skills

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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Req ID: J241050